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Integrating Flood and Environmental Risk Management: Principles and Practices

Publication | October 2018
Integrating Flood and Environmental Risk Management: Principles and Practices

This publication describes the principles of flood and environmental risk management, and presents case studies and challenges.

This publication describes the principles of flood and environmental risk management, and presents the challenges of integrating the system into policy making and project planning in the People’s Republic of China. Flood and environmental risk management is a new concept that recognizes the connection between managing flood risk and managing risks to the environment and ecosystems. It addresses the flood–waste–ecosystem nexus through structural and nonstructural solutions, taking into account urban–rural and upstream–downstream linkages in project planning and design.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Integrating Flood and Environmental Risk Management
  • Policies and Practices
  • Case Studies
  • Framework and Approach for Implementation
  • Appendix: The Jiaozhou Waterways Project